Aging & Caregiving

You will know when it is time to get help for your aging relative or neighbor. Where do you turn to get assistance with meals on wheels, transportation or just general information about caregiving issues? Under this tab you can begin to start a plan on how where to find it and if it fits for you. It may not be a mapped out plan for your family, but it is a good place to start. Get a pen and paper or your laptop, notebook or iPad and begin the steps of your caregiver journey.

AARP: Immediate safety steps to take for when someone falls.

 

Caregiver How-To’s

Eldercare at Home covers over 25 topics, giving guidance and providing clear, practical instructions for dealing with common caregiving problems.
Website: http://www.healthinaging.org/resources/resource:all-topics/

NIH Senior Health Videos

A great resource with informative and helpful videos on a wide array of subjects relating to senior health, from Alzheimer’s caregiving to how to quit smoking.
Website: https://www.nia.nih.gov/

AARP Caregiving

A wonderful resource relating to all manner of caregiving issues, offering support and information with their articles, features and resources.
Website: http://www.aarp.org/home-family/caregiving/

Do You Care ChallengeSM

AARP And United Way Worldwide Team Up to Spotlight Millennial Family Caregivers.

New online tool aims to increase awareness about millennials and family caregiving.
Website: https://www.doyoucarechallenge.org/